WoRMS name details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSerpula minax Grube, 1878

338116  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:338116)

Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (superseded original combination)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Grube, A.E. 1878. Annulata Semperiana. Beiträge zur Kenntniss der Annelidenfauna der Philippinen. Memoires de L'Academie Imperiale.des Sciences de St.Petersbourg., Ser. 7, 25(8): 1-300., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/162068#page/7/mode/1up [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNote Philippines Islands from unspecified location  
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Philippines Islands from unspecified location [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Not stated, but for S. minax the Latin...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Not stated, but for S. minax the Latin adjective minax –acis meaning ‘jutting out’ is likely referring to the enormous dorsal verticil spine [details]
WoRMS (2008). Serpula minax Grube, 1878. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=338116 on 2017-12-15

Date
action
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2008-03-18 12:55:09Z
created
2008-03-20 06:44:16Z
changed
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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original description Grube, A.E. 1878. Annulata Semperiana. Beiträge zur Kenntniss der Annelidenfauna der Philippinen. Memoires de L'Academie Imperiale.des Sciences de St.Petersbourg., Ser. 7, 25(8): 1-300., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/162068#page/7/mode/1up [details]   

source of synonymy Hartman, Olga. (1959). Catalogue of the Polychaetous Annelids of the World. Parts 1 and 2. Allan Hancock Foundation Occasional Paper. 23: 1-628. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Not stated, but for S. minax the Latin adjective minax –acis meaning ‘jutting out’ is likely referring to the enormous dorsal verticil spine [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Philippines Islands from unspecified location [details]